Chasuble in two parts (one part)

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

64 x 100 cm (25 3/16 x 39 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.2589a

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Loosely woven linen ground embroidered with cream colored silk in vertical needlepoint stitch, design of medallion with an oval inclosing infant Christ child held by a saint with delicate rococo scrolls, flowers, foliage, and insects, worked in tent stitch with several shades of yellow, orange, pink, blue, green, and some tarnished metal thread, central motive has been cut out and replaced by a piece of sheer cotton, ragged edges, no lining or trimming.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund